Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Saxum, saxa: Aellopus Saxum on Bennu

Aellopus Saxum

Feature Name Aellopus Saxum
Clean Name Aellopus Saxum
Feature ID 15913
Target Bennu
Feature Type Saxum, saxa
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Europe
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Greek
Quad -
Reference [571] - The Library, by Pseudo-Apollodorus, (with an English translation by Sir James George Frazer), vol. 121 &122: Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press: London, William Heinemann Ltd, 1921.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Mar 26, 2020
Origin Aello; Greek, one of the harpies (together with Celaeno and Ocypete), half-maiden and half-bird personification of storm winds, that would snatch and carry things away from Earth.
Last Updated Mar 30, 2020 11:18 AM

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